Leaving town for a couple of days. There will be no reports on Friday and Saturday games.
The Yanks were off. Some Yankees news: Apparently Chase Headley is complaining about lack of playing time recently because Ronald Torreyes is taking some playing time from him. Hey Chase. Shut up. If Torreyes has a 4 hit and a 3 hit game like he’s had this week, he’s gonna play. You are going to ride the hot hand. Plus, it’s not like you have been Graig Nettles this year. .253-11-40 with an OPS+ of 92 is a bit below average. Now if you were .253-20-70, that’s different. Let your bat and glove do the talking. Otherwise, zip it. BTW, Torreyes is some eight years younger than you are. If you haven’t heard, there is a youth movement going on. Also, Rob Refsnyder has been playing 3B down in SWB lately.
I hate when guys pop off about playing time. Let your performance speak for you.
Ok, I’ll get off my rant and give the minor league report.
Bryan Mitchell off the DL, assigned to SWB.
AAA: SWB won 4-0. Jordan Montgomery 5 2/3 IP, 3 H, 2 walks, 8 K. Each member of the lineup had exactly one hit. Ben Gamel solo HR.
AA: Trenton lost 4-3. Double, HR & 2 RBI Mark Payton. Dustin Fowler with his 14th triple. Trenton batters struck out 13x.
High A: Tampa made four errors and lost 6-2. Tampa pitchers struck out 17. Rashad Crawford 2 hits.
Low A: Charleston lost 7-2. Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, rbi. 2 hits each: Luis Torrens & Austin Afenir.